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South Korea Elevation Map

South Korea is a mountainous country located in the eastern part of Asia. The country's topography mainly consists of forests, valleys, hills, and plateaus.


Around 70% of the country is covered with mountains, and the average elevation of most of these mountains is approximately 1,200 meters.

South Korea

The mountains in South Korea are composed of a variety of rock types, including granite, gneiss, and limestone.

The mountains in South Korea are not only known for their elevation but also for their magnificent beauty, and they are popular tourist destinations for both locals and foreigners.

Highest point

The highest point in South Korea is Baekdu Mountain, which stands at an elevation of 2,744 meters above sea level. Baekdu Mountain is a dormant volcano and is located on the border between South Korea and China.

Lowest point

The lowest point in South Korea is the Sea of Japan, which has an elevation of 0 meters.

Similar landscape

South Korea's elevation map is quite similar to that of Japan, which is also a mountainous country located in the same region. However, South Korea has fewer volcanoes than Japan.

Popular cities

See here a list of 10 cities in South Korea and their elevation above sea level.